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Watch Out! Deer in the Headlights!

by Luretha Tolson | September 17th, 2014

Transitioning from beach towels and iced tea to sweatshirts and apple picking is anxiously anticipated as the season changes from summer to fall. However, no one anticipates an accident and very few remember to change their driving habits. Often thought to be the safest season to drive in, fall brings with it potential driving hazards […]

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10 Most Dangerous Intersections in CT

by Carla Williams | September 10th, 2014

10 Most dangerous intersections in CT Watch Out!!! Top Ten Dangerous Spots in Connecticut! When driving in Connecticut, how often are you approaching one of the state’s most dangerous intersections? A high percentage of accidents occur when passing through intersections every day, so be extra careful when pulling up to or passing through a crossroads. […]

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Heat Exhaustion Doesn’t End When School Starts

by Carla Williams | September 3rd, 2014

With long summer days and athletes in your house, if heat exhaustion isn’t a hot topic of conversation, it needs to be. To maintain your body’s ideal core temperature your blood vessels expand; this brings body heat to the surface of your skin, which then perspires.  The flowing perspiration then evaporates from your skin to […]

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Are you allergic to your job? You may be able to get compensated for it!

by Andrew Wallace | August 28th, 2014

Allergies to your environment, carpal tunnel, repetitive motion back injuries, and psychological injury due to physical injury, all have something in common; you may be compensated for them if it happened in relation to the workplace. Injury in the workplace, however, is often thought to mean exclusively a sudden accident (such as a fall).  This […]

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Cat Bites and Injuries

by Danielle Wisniowski | August 21st, 2014

When discussing personal injuries due to animals, cats are not normally thought of or discussed. However, injuries due to cats may prove to be more severe than is commonly thought of. Example: The case of Allen v. Cox – 2008 – In this case, the plaintiff, Ms. Allen, was injured when she tried to protect […]

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Tips for After the Accident

by Christopher Lisi | August 13th, 2014

Getting into a car accident is a scary situation and it is easy for someone to simply become frustrated or panicked. However, if you are in an accident where you are not seriously injured it is important to keep in mind these following tips. First and most important, STAY CALM. These situations can be as […]

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NYC Looks to Sweden for its Vision Zero Tactics

by Annette Smith | August 6th, 2014

Every two hours, a vehicle seriously injures or kills a New Yorker.  This equates to approximately 4,000 injuries a year and more than 250 deaths resulting from traffic accidents.  New York mayor, Bill de Blasio, signed 11 bills supporting the City’s take at a “Vision Zero” campaign; a push to reduce the number of accidents […]

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Don’t be a Fool, Stay Safe in Your Pool

by Christopher Lisi | July 23rd, 2014

It’s that time of year again! The sun is shining, the weather is hot and the kids are getting out of school and getting into the pool. Although pools may be fun, there are dangers associated with cannonballs and playing Marco Polo; over 200 young children drown in swimming pools each year.  To make sure […]

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What You Need to Know About Secondary Drowning

by Annette Smith | July 16th, 2014

Summertime is full of sunshine, fun, and swimming pools. Although many parents and guardians take precautions when it comes to drowning, the danger does not always end there. Secondary drowning, or dry drowning, can happen out of the water and be extremely dangerous. This occurrence is exceptionally rare, amounting to only about 1%-2% of documented […]

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Firework Injuries Can Turn Your Ooh’s to Ow’s

by Andrew Bottinick | July 10th, 2014

Fireworks are beautiful displays of celebration, especially around the Fourth of July. However, they can sometimes cause harm. On average, 240 people go to the emergency room every day with firework-related injuries the month around the Fourth of July holiday. Every summer we get numerous calls from people injured by fireworks ranging from simple burns […]

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